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At 8 a.m. Saturday, Mayor Ronny Walker will ring the opening bell and begin the ninth season of the Ruston Farmers Market. Things will be a little different this season though, as the market will be located in a covered, open-air building at 220 E. Mississippi Avenue. “The building, a former city of Ruston warehouse, has been freshened and opened up and includes an outdoor sitting area with a stage and ADA-compliant restrooms,” Jean McWeeney, president of North Louisiana Farm Fresh, said. Louisiana Tech University’s Mural Art class designed and painted a mural on the new building, McWeeney...

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07/08/2013
Animal lovers who don’t have time to visit the vet are now in luck as Thomas Mobile Veterinary Clinic is in the business of making house calls. After selling his nine-year-old veterinary practice in...
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07/06/2013
Ruston Fire Department firefighters were on the scene Friday evening battling a playground equipment fire at Greenwood Park located at 1306 Cornell Ave. RFD officials said Saturday that arson is the...
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07/06/2013
Ruston High School has something to celebrate as the New Tech @ Ruston building is officially finished. Lincoln Parish Board members — excluding District 7 Representative Trott Hunt, who was absent...
07/06/2013
GRAMBLING — Two Grambling State University students have been awarded News Corporation-United Negro College Fund scholarships as a part of a nationwide competition. Senior Colin Bryan Jno-Finn and...
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07/06/2013
Parnell-Burt Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3615 Ladies Auxiliary packed “goodie bags” and delivered them to veterans in area nursing homes Thursday for the Fourth of July.
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07/05/2013
Many local residents flocked to the area surrounding Temple Baptist Church for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display on Wednesday night. Pictured right are George Budds, Frank Reger, Margot...
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07/05/2013
Visitors to the Lincoln Parish Library Events Center at 10 a.m. July 13 will be greeted with a giant red crawfish during the first ever Family Day Out event. During the event, Dee Scallan — and lead...
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07/05/2013
Ruston native Mallory Cox competed in the Miss Louisiana pageant over the past weekend, but this local girl is no stranger to the stage. Cox, 22, said this was her third time on the Miss Louisiana...
07/05/2013
As of July 1, the name of Farmerville High School officially changed to Union Parish High School. “The process was a lot easier than I expected,” said principal David Gray. “I asked one person and...
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07/04/2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the sky over some military bases because budget cuts and furloughed workers also mean furloughed fireworks. Independence Day...